On the occasion of World Book Day, the Loukia & Michael Zampelas Art Museum in collaboration with EN TYPOIS publishing house, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, present a selection of art books from the house's collection. The editor and artistic director of EN TYPOIS, Voula Kokkinou, will present the process of creating art books to both bibliophiles and students at 11:00 a.m. The presentation will focus on artists' monographs and collective books as well as Art Biennale catalogues published by Voula Kokkinou, which stand out for their design.
Starting with the word mother, Cypriot writers are inspired by this powerful symbol and recite their own poetry. The event will be presented by the Director of Cultural Services, Mr. Pavlos Paraskevas and coordinated by Andys Roditis.
Roundtable Discussion on the temporary exhibition Successive Compositions, currently on show at the Museum as part of the 50 years celebration, with Nikos Kouroussis, Myrto Makridou, Margaret Paraskos and Nitsa Hadjigeorgiou.
The conversation will be a narrative of the artists' memories and experiences, both as an artist's offspring as well as an advocate for the following generation.
The Loukia & Michael Zampelas Art Museum invites Unicef Charity Market to exhibit a variety of products, at low prices, towards the financial aid of Unicef Cyprus.
Unicef Cyprus, one of the co-organizers of the exhibition Zuzana Chalupová: Painter of the Child’s Soul, has also created postcards depicting works by the artist as a gesture of appreciation for her contribution.
The Loukia & Michael Zampelas Art Museum participates in the free events organized by ACTA Nicosia to celebrate the World Tourism Day.
Free guided tours (45’)
On Saturday 26 November at 11:00, for the finissage of the exhibition Horst Weierstall: From Sign to Action a round-table discussion will take place between artists Horst Weierstall, Klitsa Antoniou, Demetris Neokleous, Vicky Pericleous, Martin Meason and Hourig Torossian.
Proposed ideas to be discussed during the panel:
On the occasion of the temporary exhibition 'First Generation of Cypriot Artists from the Surikov Academy of Fine Arts in Moscow', we are hosting a 3-hour presentation run by the participating artists, who by referring to their work will tell us their secrets for making colour and give us suggestions on how to apply various techniques. Each artist will represent his work through a different medium giving a broader idea of each medium's distinctiveness, aesthetic value and unique textural outcome.
Theophanis is considered to be a genius Byzantine iconographer who created in Byzantium and Russia in the middle of the 14th to the middle of the 15th century. The Russian iconography began in the 11th - 12th century, but Theophanis was the cornerstone on which the great Russian religious painting was based, with Andrei Rublev, Daniil Chyorny and Dionisius.
On the occasion of today's tour dedicated to naive painting, works of folk painters from the Museum's collection will be presented for the first time. Among them are Thraki Rossidou - Jones and Kyriakos Kassialos.
The tour will be followed by the documentary screening THEOFILOS | KASIALOS: Two Folk Painters, which highlights the features of the two painters’ personality and the social, historical and cultural elements of the time and the place that shaped it.
Blupath, a specialist provider of communication tools, combines art with technology in the new temporary exhibition of the Zampelas Art Museum, creating a digital tour for its visitors using a deployment of its ‘Infopoint’. This interactive tour allows visitors of the exhibition to receive rich digital information about the life and work of each artist directly on their mobile phone or the Museum’s devices, enriching their experience and understanding of the works on display.